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Daniel Rubenstein

Mr. Rubenstein is a co-founder and Executive Director of Brooklyn Prospect Charter School. Since opening in 2009, Brooklyn Prospect has been dedicated to excellent teaching, the International Baccalaureate Program, and succeeding with a student body who sit side by side in classrooms with students from radically different backgrounds. 

In addition to his work at Brooklyn Prospect, Dan has been instrumental in forming the Diverse Charter Schools Coalition, a coalition of over 30 charter organizations and advisors dedicated to creating successful integrated public choice schools.  

An educator since 1992, Dan served in various teaching and administrative roles at Collegiate School, NY, SEED Public Charter School, DC, Sidwell Friends School, DC, and School Year Abroad, Beijing. In 2002, Dan received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching for his work at SEED.  His work in charter schools has been documented in USA Today, Education Next, ABC’s Nightline and PBS’ Life 360.  He holds masters degrees from Columbia University’s Teachers College and St. John’s College and a BA in mathematics from Hamilton College.

Hamilton College, B.A.
St. John's College, M.Ed.
Columbia University, Teachers College, Ph.D.
Executive Director